US warning to Belarusian government
White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany said they are following the developments in Belarus, “We invite the Belarusian government to respect people’s right to peaceful assembly and to refrain from using force.” called.
The White House stated that they are worried about the protests in Belarus, “We invite the Belarusian government to respect the people’s right to peaceful assembly and to refrain from using force.” called.
White House Spokesperson Aidan McEnany, at his press conference, emphasized that they are following the developments in Belarus and are concerned about the situation.
Stating that the blocking of local independent observers’ access to voting centers, the attempt to intimidate opposition candidates and the arrest of many protesters and journalists during the elections in Belarus disrupted the election process, McEnany said, “We invite the Belarusian government to respect people’s right to peaceful assembly and to refrain from using force.” said.
Aidan McEnany also underlined that they are following the developments in Lebanon closely.
USA WARNING THE BELARUS GOVERNMENT
On the other hand, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement regarding the elections in Belarus, “The US is deeply concerned about the presidential elections held in Belarus on 9 August, which are not fair and free.” used the expression.
Emphasizing that they regret the lack of a timely invitation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) to observe the elections, Pompeo said, “Free and fair elections are the basis of the authority and legitimacy of all governments.” found the assessment.
Calling the Belarusian administration to “respect the right of assembly” and “refrain from using force”, Pompeo also demanded the release of those who were “unjustly” detained during the demonstrations.
“We strongly condemn the ongoing violence against protesters, the detention of opposition supporters, the internet outages that prevent the Belarusian people from sharing information about elections and demonstrations,” Pompeo said. made the explanation.
Emphasizing that they support Belarus’ freedom and sovereignty, Pompeo called on the Belarusian government to demonstrate their commitment to democratic processes and their respect for human rights.
SHOW MADE IN BELARUS ON CLAIM OF “ELECTION FALSE”
It was announced that current President Aleksandr Lukashenko won the presidential election held in Belarus at the weekend with 80.23 percent, and opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya received 9.9 percent.
Many protesters, who claimed that the election was fraudulent, demonstrated by going down the streets and squares, and it was reported that there were people injured in the clash of the police and demonstrators, who took strict security measures in many areas, including state institutions and organizations, as well as city entrances and exits.